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Future Proof Engineering Education 2021 webinar

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Last year universities had to adjust their operation due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Studying underwent a radical change basically overnight. According to research, indicators measuring wellbeing and stress management went from worrying to alarming.

Well-being and effects of COVID epidemic on teaching

Future Proof Engineering Education 2021 webinar takes place on 13th April from 12:00 until 15:00 in Zoom. Enroll to the webinar!

How has the pandemic affected the technical field in universities? How did universities cope with the sudden change? How do we foster well-being of students and the whole university community? In what ways is the pandemic manifest in graduate feedback from 2020?

Programme and speakers

12.00 Opening remarks: Marja Sutela, Vice President, Education, Tampere University

12.10 Kati Isoaho, Senior Advisor, FINEEC

  • Effects of COVID-19 epidemic in universities

12.50 Arttu Piri, Analyst, TEK

  • TEK Graduate Survey 2020: How does the corona year manifest in the graduate feedback?

13.20 BREAK

13.30 Katariina Salmela-Aro, Professor, University of Helsinki

  • What do we know about the well-being of university students?

14.20 Commentary

  • Vili Sipilä, Board Member, Student Union of Tampere University
  • Laura Arpiainen, Professor, Aalto University

14.50 Closing remarks: Esa Räsänen, Vice Dean for Education, Tampereen University

The webinar will be held in Finnish.

You are very welcome to discuss these and other topical questions with TEK and technical universities!

The event also includes publication of the results of TEK Graduate Survey 2020 by TEK and the technical universities.

Sign up for the webinar by the 13th of April at 11.00 here.


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Arttu Piri, Analyst, tel. (09) 2291 2235,